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Which mobile OS is the best for you?

Modern smartphone hardware comes with all sorts of bells and whistles – displays, hyper-modern screen material, superb cameras and elegant and unusual designs. However, what underpins all this eye-catching technology is the phone’s operating system; the software platform on top of which other programs can run. It’s the foundation for everything from the fingerprint sensor

By | June 28th, 2019|Categories: Android, Apple, Mobile phone, Software|Comments Off on Which mobile OS is the best for you?

What happened to Huawei? Will it affect phones in the UK?

Huawei is one of the biggest names in the smartphone market. The third biggest, in fact – with Apple in second place and Samsung taking the top spot.   According to data shared by Counterpoint Research, Huawei held 15% of the global market share in the final quarter of 2018. This compares to 17%

By | June 26th, 2019|Categories: Mobile phone, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What happened to Huawei? Will it affect phones in the UK?

Phones are making kids grow horns? Not quite

Apparently, young people are growing horns as a result of phone use. Two health science researchers at Australia's University of the Sunshine Coast, David Shahar and Mark Sayers, made this bizarre discovery after examining hundreds of x-rays of people's skulls and spines. In their study, the pair looked at bony growths called external occipital

By | June 24th, 2019|Categories: Mobile phone|Comments Off on Phones are making kids grow horns? Not quite

Best laptop brands revealed

How do you decide which laptop to buy? With so much choice there's a lot to think about, including specs, price and brand. Luckily, help is at hand. The annual Laptop Mag 'Best Laptop Brands' report is designed to make choosing a laptop easier. Ranking all major laptop makers on a range of criteria, the

By | June 11th, 2019|Categories: Laptop, News|Comments Off on Best laptop brands revealed

Top 5 phone cases for your phone 2019

How much did you spend on your smartphone? Some of the latest handsets from manufacturers like Samsung and Apple come with a price tag in the region of £1,000 – sometimes even more.   This price is often justified, though. After all, smartphones are essentially our tech-based personal assistants, able to perform pretty much

By | June 7th, 2019|Categories: Mobile phone|Comments Off on Top 5 phone cases for your phone 2019

What are the best free games on the iPhone in 2019? 

Gaming on smartphone devices is a massive industry. The statistics bear this out. In 2018, Apple’s revenue from the App Store was $46.6 billion, while Google Play generated $24.8 billion. That means an average growth of 23-24% over the two platforms (Apple still has the overall lion’s share, with around 65% of the global

By | June 7th, 2019|Categories: Apps, Gaming, iPhone|Comments Off on What are the best free games on the iPhone in 2019? 

Is the MacBook on the decline?

Apple is a giant in its industry. From its smartphones and tablets, to laptops and smart watches, its devices always feature high up on ‘top tech’ lists – and often, right at the top.   You could even go so far as to say the tech giant has a cult following. Meet an iPhone owner

By | May 29th, 2019|Categories: Apple, Laptop, News|Comments Off on Is the MacBook on the decline?

What do we know about the Samsung Galaxy Fold?

Like all mobile phone developers and manufacturers, Samsung is constantly trying to push the envelope when it comes to innovation. This South Korean corporate titan can rightly take pride in getting the first foldable smartphone to consumers as a prestige product. Competition is fierce. Huawei is due to launch a folding phone later in

By | May 29th, 2019|Categories: Mobile phone, News, Samsung|Comments Off on What do we know about the Samsung Galaxy Fold?

Which are the best-selling mobile phones in the world?

Smartphones have been on a constant growth trajectory for so long that we’ve come to expect the market for them to perpetually expand. But, just as desktop PCs eventually reached a saturation point, where almost every home that could afford a computer had a decent one, smartphone sales have hit a level where demand

By | May 16th, 2019|Categories: Mobile phone, News|Comments Off on Which are the best-selling mobile phones in the world?

Did you know that smartphones are the biggest selling gadgets in history?

It’s hard to imagine our lives without gadgets. But for many people – older generations in particular – that was the way it was just a couple of decades ago. Sure, technology existed, but it was nowhere near as advanced or mainstream as it is today. If you’re of a certain age, you’ll remember

By | May 16th, 2019|Categories: Gadget, Mobile phone|Comments Off on Did you know that smartphones are the biggest selling gadgets in history?